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ERIC Number: EJ1203569
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Child Abuse and Children's Strategies to Cope with Abuse
Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy
World Journal of Education, v9 n1 p28-37 2019
Abuse refers to any form of physical, emotional, sexual and economic maltreatment that actually damages the child's health, life, development and / or dignity. The prevention of abuse will be possible through the recognition of abuse and abuser by the child and strengthening of the "active strategies" used by the child to act against them. In line with the general purpose of the study, answer to the questions "Which age groups from among the elementary school and secondary school students are under the risk in terms of being abused?", "Which type of abuse is frequently experienced by the child?", "Who are the abusers?", "What are the strategies used by the child abused to cope with the incidence of abuse?" were sought. An opinion form consisted of 8 questions was used in the current research. The data collected from a total of 616 students were subjected to content analysis. According to the results obtained 75% of the children from different age groups were found to have been subject to abuse and all the age groups were most abused by their peers, followed by family members and relatives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey